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Piping my eye

Also, ‘Piping?  My eye!’

Why do I do it?  Why?  Why?  Working on the belle epoque dress, Burda 7029, and I’d decided to step aside from the instructions and ‘improve’ the embellishment.   591 more words


Hurricane Matthew Relief Trip Report

Our team of six Hope Force International (HFI) staff and reservists formed the initial response team to Hurricane Matthew. We met in Nashville and drove our equipment to Fayetteville, NC. 501 more words


Early speculation and reporting on theme park deaths is unhelpful

Late yesterday four adults were killed on the Thunder River Rapids ride at the Dreamworld theme park in Queensland Australia. Investigations are ongoing and it was only recently that the names of some of the victims were released.  495 more words


Oct 19 2014 sunday

After packing for our trip to Beijing Saturday night, we had been late getting to bed. Saturday had been a long day, and Sunday would prove to be even longer. 707 more words


Surviving the unexpected

It’s the middle of the night.

You are suddenly jarred from your sleep by the wailing of a fire alarm. What do you do?

This should seem like a simple question. 722 more words

My disaster running

It’s been raining constantly for 2 weeks here, but that’s Sweden for you. Anyway, it’s a great excuse for not going outside (I use it all the time) but there are only so many times you can come with that excuse until your cardio drops so when I came home from school today, I decided to head outside for a run. 94 more words